Welcome to the UK
The international port and city of Southampton welcomes new residents from Hong Kong.
Help for Hong Kongers in Southampton
We understand the challenges that you face in adjusting to life in the UK. This information is put together to help get you started.
About Hong Kong Welcome
Hong Kong Welcome is a community, based in Southampton with the aim of welcoming people from Hong Kong to the Solent region in the South of England.
City Life Church Southampton were awarded a grant to lead the partnership and develop this website from the Department for Levelling Up. We are partnering with Citizens Advice, UKHK and Welcome Churches to make this welcome as warm and helpful as possible.
Southampton is an official City of Sanctuary. This is a movement of welcome across the UK, from community groups to councils, schools to libraries, these vibrant networks provide support, dignity and welcome to refugees and people seeking sanctuary. With your support, we can make these networks even stronger,
Message from the Leader of Southampton Council
Find a buddy
If you would like to meet up with someone who has recently relocated to the area, please let us know and we can help pair you up so that you have a friendly face to help you feel at home.
Be a buddy
If you could help someone settle into the area, please be in touch and we can support you to help others feel welcome.
Hong Kong Welcome
Tel: 023 8023 4000
We have a dedicated advice worker from the national organisation, Citizens Advice, available to support with help and advice.